The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 77 65 71
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 18 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.60% 2.18% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 21.01% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 22
Median salary £58,750 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.55% +32.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 138 179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.66% 10.39% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85 90 97
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for LAN.

1 49 (89.09%) WAN
2 30 (54.55%) Cisco
3 24 (43.64%) Windows
3 24 (43.64%) Firewall
4 23 (41.82%) Data Centre
5 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
6 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
7 17 (30.91%) VPN
7 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
8 16 (29.09%) DNS
8 16 (29.09%) VMware
9 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (25.45%) SCCM
10 14 (25.45%) DHCP
10 14 (25.45%) MPLS
10 14 (25.45%) OSPF
10 14 (25.45%) BGP
11 13 (23.64%) Internet
11 13 (23.64%) CheckPoint
11 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
11 13 (23.64%) Citrix
11 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (23.64%) Finance
11 13 (23.64%) F5
12 11 (20.00%) CCNA
12 11 (20.00%) EIGRP
12 11 (20.00%) Wireless
12 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 10 (18.18%) CCNP
13 10 (18.18%) SCOM

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.91%) Skype for Business
4 5 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Office 365
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (89.09%) WAN
2 24 (43.64%) Firewall
3 17 (30.91%) VPN
4 16 (29.09%) DNS
5 14 (25.45%) BGP
5 14 (25.45%) DHCP
5 14 (25.45%) MPLS
5 14 (25.45%) OSPF
6 13 (23.64%) Internet
7 11 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 11 (20.00%) Wireless
8 8 (14.55%) Wireshark
9 7 (12.73%) 802.11
9 7 (12.73%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (12.73%) HSRP
9 7 (12.73%) IPsec
9 7 (12.73%) NetScaler
10 6 (10.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (9.09%) SAN
11 5 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.82%) FogBugz
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Network Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.45%) EMC VNX
4 3 (5.45%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Windows
2 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.73%) Linux
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) IT Strategy
2 8 (14.55%) Change Management
3 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
3 7 (12.73%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (12.73%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (10.91%) Coaching
4 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 5 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.27%) High Availability
6 4 (7.27%) Network Design
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.64%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.00%) CCNA
3 10 (18.18%) CCNP
4 7 (12.73%) Degree
5 5 (9.09%) CCIE
6 2 (3.64%) CCDA
6 2 (3.64%) CCDP
6 2 (3.64%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) CCSE
7 1 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.82%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.82%) MCITP
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.91%) XenApp
4 6 (10.91%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.45%) vSphere
7 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) SCCM
2 10 (18.18%) SCOM
3 7 (12.73%) Cacti
4 5 (9.09%) Ansible
4 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.09%) Puppet
4 5 (9.09%) SCVMM
4 5 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (7.27%) DameWare
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.82%) Iperf
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Cisco
2 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (29.09%) VMware
4 13 (23.64%) CheckPoint
4 13 (23.64%) Citrix
4 13 (23.64%) F5
5 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
6 5 (9.09%) CA
6 5 (9.09%) Dell
6 5 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 5 (9.09%) HP
6 5 (9.09%) Symantec
6 5 (9.09%) Varonis
7 3 (5.45%) EMC
7 3 (5.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.82%) Juniper
8 1 (1.82%) Mitel
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